Model: Y-175
Style: Professional Grand
Size: 5’9″
Finish: Ebony Polish, Ebony Satin


Young Chang Grand pianos feature all top quality materials and craftsmanship including solid spruce soundboards as well as all of the new Del Fandrich designs with the unique floating soundboard and direct coupled bass bridge for fuller bass response on even the smallest grands.
The design also features an evenness of tone throughout the entire range including the transition from bass to tenor sections. All grands have all maple action parts and double coated cold pressed hammer felt for superior tonal quality.

Spruce soundboards
Spruce soundboards with highest sound transmission.

Young Chang uses A-Northern Solid Spruce for soundboards, providing excellent tonal quality. The soundboard. back posts, key frame and keyboard used in the Young Chang Edition are made of carefully selected first»class materials. The new rib designs provide more efficient sound board response, improved sustain and better bass to tenor total balance.

Precise action

Precise action that expresses the pianist’s emotion more delicately

The three factors of beautiful sound in a piano volume, tone and quality depend on the precise action of the sound producing mechanism of a piano. The action of a Young Chang piano consists of 4,500 parts each manufactured with an error tolerance of 5/100mm, and made of hard maple to resist deformation from excessive use.

pianist keyboard
A keyboard that conveys the soul of the pianist

Young Chang keyboards are made of spruce and weighted and balanced giving the pianist a more responsive touch.

Piano Hammers
Hammers conveying the dynamic expression of the pianist

Hammers are adjusted to strike the strings in less than 1/250 of a second. Hammers are made of maple, walnut and mahogany with Royal George felt and platinum blue or red full underfelt. Hammers are cold pressed to maximize tonal quality and longer life.

Piano Frames
Frames cast through the V-Process construction method

According to acoustic theory, piano frames must bear up to 20 tons of string tension. The frame, which also plays a crucial role in the alignment of strings. is produced through the ‘V’ Process. an electrical vacuum-casting method. in the Young Chang foundry.

Rounded cutoff bars
Rounded cutoff bars

Round cut off bars on lower section of soundboard prevents sound diffusion and optimizes the resonance of the soundboard.

Piano Pin blocks
Pin blocks made of 17-layer laminated panel to raise bearing power

The continuity of tone is emphasized when a piano is located in a concert hall or school auditorium. To ensure the bearing stress of tuning pins and maintain tuning stability, Young Chang pin blocks are made of I 7—layer hard maple laminated panel with layers glued at right angles.

Partnering with Delwin D Fandrich, Consulting for the highest craftsmanship in piano design

Delwin D. Fandrich was the Director of Piano Research & Developmentfor the Baldwin Piano & Organ, the largest piano maker in the US. He has worked as a Steinway service manager In Portland, Oregon, and is now consulting and lecturing for piano makers in the USA, Europe, Australia and China. Since 2008, the new Fandrich design has helped Young Chang to evolve into the premium Piano maker that it is today.

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